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Eating Legumes Improves Cardiovascular Health

Posted April 22, 2014
Just a single serving of legumes a day can significantly improve cholesterol levels and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Canada and published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.  Read more.

Innovative Community Aims for Total Food Self-Sufficiency

Posted April 22, 2014
Imagine strolling through your town and finding the post office surrounded by raised beds, lush with produce that is free for the taking, 24/7. Or a police department with a gratis community vegetable garden, complete with curly kale, carrots, lettuces and onions. And orchards, as well as berry bushes, lining public walkways that offer up fresh fruit.  Read more.

Try it Today! Diatomaceous Earth for Controlling Pests

Posted April 18, 2014
A multitude of Americans is becoming more and more aware of the chemicals and other potentially dangerous ingredients in the food we eat, household cleaners and products we use to maintain our gardens and control pests. We’re trying to eliminate these products from our lives with more natural, less toxic products.  That’s where DE comes in. It’s non-toxic and all-natural, made from the fossilized remains of diatoms, an ancient algae.  Read more.

New Form of GMO Sneaking Into Food Supply This Year

Posted April 18, 2014
Within 50 years we could have more life forms invented in a lab than we have ever identified in nature.” – Fidelity Investments  “This year [Evolva] will release a product that has been created by genetically modified yeast that converts sugars to vanillin. It will be the first major synthetic-biology food additive to hit supermarkets.” - Nature.com  Read more. 

Eliminate Ulcerative Colitis Naturally

Posted April 18, 2014
 With inflammatory bowel disease on the rise in the United States, the tab for treating the condition is rising as well. The Centers for Disease Control reported that $1.7 billion is currently being spent on health costs associated with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease – two forms of IBD.  Read more.

The Powerful Healing Effects of Wheatgrass

Posted April 18, 2014
 How can wheatgrass juice actually reverse disease? Due to its high concentration of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes – this superfood effectively cleans the colon, detoxifies the liver and purifies the blood. Naturally, as a result of cleansing, the body will feel less sick – as symptoms simply fade away.  Read more.

Victory in Vermont: Monsanto and Big Food Losing the GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight

Posted April 17, 2014
The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make it the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.  Unlike bills passed last year in Maine and Connecticut, which require other states to pass GMO labeling laws before they can be enacted, Vermont’s contains no such trigger clause.  Read more.

Health Quest Podcast: Aged Garlic Extract for Cardiovascular Health

Posted April 16, 2014
Dr. Karin Ried will discuss her research and the clinical benefits of Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract. It has been clinically studied for decades and as been the focus of over 700 studies. Over the years, these studies have seen benefits for cholesterol, homocysteine, inflammation, blood pressure and arterial plaque.  Read more and download podcastRead transcript of podcast.

Dr. Weil Adds Kale and More to UA Hospital Menu

Posted April 16, 2014
Dr. Andrew Weil has yet to open one of his True Food Kitchen restaurants in Tucson, but his dishes will now be available at a venue previously unknown for culinary prowess — the hospital.  Read more.

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